Big Market Adventures For Little Foodies

Big Market Adventures For Little Foodies

Event Details:

  • Next on: 30 September 2014

The Market is always a hive of activity during the school holidays! Our activities are always low cost or free and change every holidays so there is always something new to do and discover.

Little Market Chefs – Bookings Essential – $18 plus booking fee
Gouger St dining area

Tuesday 30 September – 10am, 12pm, 2pm (5-8 years)
Thursday 2 October– 10am, 12pm, 2pm (9-13 years)
Tuesday 7 October – 10am, 12pm, 2pm (5-8 years)
Thursday 9 October – 10am, 12pm, 2pm (9-13 years)

Little Market Chefs is back these school holidays! Here at the Adelaide Central Market we are passionate about starting from ground level and teaching the next generation how to prepare healthy, easy and tasty meals together with nutritional advice. Why? Because good health starts in the kitchen! All of the produce will be fresh from our stalls and the team from Sprout will ensure the classes are not only fun and interactive but have an educational focus too. Places are limited, so book now! All classes will include: 45 minute interactive cooking class hosted by the Sprout team- Market chef hat- Mini Market Tour (9-13 years only)- Tastings & recipe to take home$18 per child, plus booking fee. Maximum 4 tickets per order.

Note; All classes will be hosted by the Sprout team; there is no guarantee that Callum Hann will be taking the class.

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Market Trail – $7 plus booking fee (4+ years)

Tuesday 30 September, Thursday 2 October, Friday 3 October, Tuesday 7 October, Thursday 9 October, Friday 10 October
Self Guided, between 9am and 4pm

The Market Trail is back due to popular demand! The trail has been specially formulated for little foodies to learn about the local and imported produce that the market has on offer. With ten pit-stops, each little foodie will receive a market bag and map and will visit the selected stalls to receive a sample item. The sample items range from cheese, yoghurt, a piece of seasonal fruit and sweet treat. You can’t beat the Market trail for value these school holidays at only $7 plus booking fee, or $9 on the day).

It is recommended that you book your place in advance as tickets are limited, however, when available, bookings will be accepted on the day. Some sample items may contain nuts and it is the parent or carer’s responsibility to check all items offered by stalls.

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Magic Show – FREE (4 years +)
Grote St dining area
Friday 10 October – 2pm, 4pm
Join magician Steve Presto for a magic show to delight children between the ages of 4 and 12 years. The show will include comedy, audience participation and even a live rabbit! Don’t miss this free live show to delight the kids these holidays!

Paint a pot, plant some seeds – FREE (5 years +)
Grote St dining area
Thursday 2 October – 9am – 12pm
Tuesday 7 October – 9am – 12pm
Join us for our pot painting and seed planting workshop these school holidays. Your little one will be able to paint their own pot before planting their own seedling. The workshops also includes a conservation and environmental focus provided by Kristen Messenger from Conservation Education Services and her staff. The workshops are free and bookings are not required (however places are limited and a short wait may apply). As pots need some time to dry, the latest time to register will be 11.30am.

Baby Animal Nursery – FREE (all ages)
Gouger St dining area
Friday 3 October – 9am – 12pm
Friday 10 October– 9am – 12pm
Back by popular demand! Our baby animal nursery will provide a fresh, clean and safe environment for children to pet, hold and cuddle the baby animals. Hand washing facilities provided.

Craft activities – FREE (all ages)
Gouger St – dining area
Tuesday 30 September – 9am-12pm
Thursday 2 October- 9am-12pm

Face Painting – FREE (all ages)
Gouger St dining area – Einstein Wall
Friday 3 October – 10am – 2pm
Friday 10 October – 10am – 2pm

Balloon Giveaway – FREE (all ages)

Friday 10 October – From 10am
Friday 10 October- From 10am

Note: A parent or guardian is expected to supervise children in their care for all school holiday activities at all times.